Author: Austin Miller

Austin Miller is a Brazilian and South American football expert based in Chicago. He is a regular on both the Copa Libertadores podcast and the South American Football Show on World Football Index.

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WFi 3 To See: Douglas Costa Runs Riot – Brazil 2 USA 0

WFi 3 To See: Douglas Costa Runs Riot – Brazil 2 USA 0

Tite’s Brazil rarely needed to leave first gear during their 2x0 friendly triumph over the United States, and though their performance wasn’t overly i ...
Brasileirao 2018 Preview & Predictions

Brasileirao 2018 Preview & Predictions

It’s time. After three long (sometimes boring) months of state league football, the Brasileirão is set to return this Saturday when Cruzeiro and Grêmi ...
Dull United States & Complicit Paraguay Show Other Side Of March Friendlies

Dull United States & Complicit Paraguay Show Other Side Of March Friendlies

The March international window directly preceding a World Cup is a wonderful time of great anticipation for the nations heading to the big tournament, ...
In Allowing Teams to Move Match Venues, CBF Makes the Right Move, For Once

In Allowing Teams to Move Match Venues, CBF Makes the Right Move, For Once

The pre-season meetings of Confederação Brasileira de Futebol - Brazilian football’s governing body - are always an intriguing event. Like in any Sout ...
2018 Copa Libertadores Draw Reaction as Gremio Look to Defend Crown

2018 Copa Libertadores Draw Reaction as Gremio Look to Defend Crown

There’s nothing quite like the ceremony surrounding a tournament draw. There’s plenty of pomp and circumstance, and at some point, those magical pots ...
2017 Brasileirão Preview – Brazil Serie A Predictions & Players to Watch

2017 Brasileirão Preview – Brazil Serie A Predictions & Players to Watch

Predictions are hard, especially when it comes to football. You know what makes them harder? Trying to pick what will happen in a league in which 3 ...
Ranking The Nominees: 2016 Puskas Goal of the Year Award

Ranking The Nominees: 2016 Puskas Goal of the Year Award

It’s nearly the end of 2016, which means it’s time for the yearly slog of “awards”. Mixed amongst the clutter of player and manager of the year awa ...
Marlos Moreno’s Final Act

Marlos Moreno’s Final Act

The Copa Libertadores has always been a stage for “South America’s Next Big Thing” to make himself known. Countless players have parlayed success on ...
South American Football: Beauty in the Roughness

South American Football: Beauty in the Roughness

In the United States, it’s rare that football makes its way into the national conversation. Rarer still is it when South American football is the subj ...
Jamaica 0, Venezuela 1: Josef Martinez Goal Gives La Vinotinto The Win

Jamaica 0, Venezuela 1: Josef Martinez Goal Gives La Vinotinto The Win

Seated deep in the bowels of Chicago’s Soldier Field after his team’s 1-0 win against Jamaica, Venezuela manager Rafael Dudamel talked not about the t ...
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